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Jul 13, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >> thanks for joining us. lauren cook has a check on traffic and lynette with weather. it was so nice out yesterday. >> it was. it was amazing out there. did you enjoy? >> absolutely. >> it's my -- it's my convertible top down. >> that's the way to do it. she knows how to rock. let's show you what's going on. maryland's most powerful radar is dry across here but we can see back off towards the west around wind chest erin further into west virginia and virginia we are starting to deal with a few showers across this area. been here all morning and heaviest rain to the north of beckly right now and all this is sliding off toward the north and east. some of it could get in here going through the rest of the morning and afternoon. i will keep my eye on that. take the rain gear with you in case to be prepared but we have lots of clouds out there as well. with the clouds temperatures have been kept up this morning. bowie at 68. chestertown more of the same denton at 68 dedegrees. let's check of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning how are the road. >> reporter: good morn
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Jul 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
. 2-degree guarantee this afternoon will bring us to 93. chance of isolated shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours. we will talk about the storms later today and we will talk about the seven-day forecast coming up in a little bit. thousand a check of the roads this morning. 95 northbounds fort mc henry. we have been watching this. two lanes blocked. 95 northbound approach. accident on 95 southbound at 126, that's going to slow you up. we will keep an eye on the times for the next few hours, certainly going to see delays. here is the live look outside. smooth sailing, 695 at o'donnell street. so far, so good. debris from friday's storms in the roadways. more traffic and weather in a little bit. >>> as many as 17 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the weekend's storms through half a dozen states and district often columbia, one person confirmed dead in maryland. for more on a family in mourning, the death of their 25- year-old son, linda so. >> reporter: he crashed his car. o'brian's dad thinks his son was on his way home. they knew something was wrong when he
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Jul 17, 2012 5:30am EDT
tuesday morning. thanks for joining us -- joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. linda so is live with more on the water main break. people know it will affect the commute. >> we will get to lauren cook who has the all earntive routes and what the situation is there -- alternative routes and what the situation is there right now. >> reporter: it shuts down many roads in downtown baltimore. drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. but if you can't, do watch out because it's causing major traffic concerns. light street is shut down at redwood and you want to use mass transit martin luther king junior boulevard or franklin streets as alternate rods. this is the south side of -- routes. this is the south side of 95. no problems heading towards dc or the tunnels. using the beltway, this is live in parkville at harford road. 11 minutes from the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. now back to the big story, that water main break linda so is live in the inner harbor this morning with an update on when the repairs will be finishp good morning linda. >> reporter
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Jul 23, 2012 4:55am EDT
dealing with a big mess. and do you use search engines? what you need to watch out for so you get the information best and most safely online. those stories at 5 on good morning america. top stories making headlines around worth. two massachusetts residents kidnapped in egypt arrived home sunday at logan international airport. the family of michael lieues and -- lewis and a celebration washeld later in the day wherealfonsi and the egyptian tour guide why abducted along sinai road when doing a christian monastary while traveling with a church group. >>> shark attacks are a cause for concern for many swimers in south africa especially in the cape area where most fatalities from the attacks occurred. however, in research scientists researchers have come together to tag the great whites to understand the behavior and movement patterns. more than 130 people have been attacked along the coastline and practically all of the 22 fatalities were in the same area. crews are findings from the expedition could be key to saving creatures from extinction. -- >>> 6 police officers have been rate ofed
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Jul 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
football. >>> and he's got more artistic talent than most of us, meet justin, the painting horse. >>> good morning. i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. >> and good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin with much of the country bracing for a new one-two punch of blistering heat followed by violent storms after more than two dozen temperature records were toppled yesterday. today the blast furnace will be back on across the east and cooling off will come at a big cost. all part of this summer of extremes. the signs are everywhere from rivers running low to city high-rises running out of water from the cornfields to the kitchen sink. this is taking a toll across america. 80% of the country is unusually dry. this year's drought already the largest natural disaster in u.s. history keeps spreading and heat records keep falling. in chicago, where it hit 101 on tuesday a transformer overheated leaving people in this 29-story building to struggle with no ac or water and only one running elevator. >> we're like 10% elderly. 45% people have little pets. getting like an oven. >> repo
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Jul 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
melting into the arc fault. >>> baseball stars running for cover. and a dozen cheerleaders tell us how they survived this terrifying collapse. >>> forgotten flyers? a 19-hour nightmare. no air conditioning. no food. and a new video of passengers on the tarmac. >>> flame fighters. a fire breaks out. these people try to use the fire extinguisher and can't. could you? >>> and fear factor. what this man chased by a great white shark is saying tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight, it is official. the government confirms this is the hottest six months in u.s. history. more than 24,000 heat records broken already this year. and as the heat takes a brief break in parts of the country tonight, storms are sweeping in, toppling buildings. our extreme weather team out in force. and abc's david kerley starts us off. david? >> reporter: in this texas baseball stadium and across the country, the historic heat wave went out with a boom! a boom of night lincoln. the twins and the rangers battling each other, and the weather here, sending players running not for the ball, but for cov
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Jul 25, 2012 12:00am EDT
to sell us more tequila. now we celebrate. did you have a fun national tequila day? >> >> jimmy: i decided to conduct an experiment, during the show i will ask guillermo if he had anything to drink, what do you say? >> one or two. >> jimmy: this afternoon we told guillermo we had something we needed him to shoot. that wasn't true? was it? >> no. >> jimmy: we set up a camera. we told him the shoot wasn't ready. people started bringing him tequila shots. the idea was we wanted to see how many of them he would actually consume. >> a friend of mine had been chilling it. you and i. >> ooh. >> salud. >> salud. >> what is this? ♪ >> three, right? ♪ >> one more? >> magic johnson buying the dodgers. real nice s guy. >> you too. >> i got to go to the gym. we got to toast for it. earth, wind and fire. >> oh, okay. awe ca >> come on, don't be a [ bleep ]. >> ha-ha-ha. i have to tell you something -- >> what? >> i knew there was a camera right there. the tequila -- so [ bleep ] you guys. [ cheers and applause ] >> so how many -- how drunk are you right now on a scale of uno to diaz? >> 7 1/
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Jul 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
joining us right this minute from lincoln, nebraska. vinny, we're glad to see you're safe and sound, but first of all, how did you get yourself stuck? >> so i decided to toss the rope over the tree limb. i just climbed up it. once i got to the top, the rope was underneath me. >> alex, you seemed amused by this whole thing. >> oh, i was nervous. i just was more amused than nervous. you should have known i was going to get you on camera on this. >> when the fire department eventually comes, they put the ladder up there but it looks like you were able to get the rope where you wanted it before you came down. >> they told me to finish the job so they didn't have to come back. >> after we see you, you know, walk down the ladder, what did the firefighters say? >> they told me i was the first human being that they actually rescued out of a tree before. >> i've got to ask though, vinny, did it hurt your pride at all? >> oh, absolutely. i'm not afraid to say it. >> you're handling it really well. i think all of us can say you got a gold star as a dad for your efforts for sure. >> heck yeah.
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Jul 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
>>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great tuesday. >>> you're watching the station that works for you good morning maryland at 4 chn 30. >>> no one deserves this. a cockeysville woman attacked after walking her dog. the advice she is giving so itdoesn't happen to you. >>> thousands people could have been affected with hepatitis c. now we have details about the man at the center of the investigation. >> he we love ocean city for the beaches and entertainment but there's nothing fun about what has been happening to some women. we will tell you about that on this tuesday july 31st. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining news welcome back. >> if you have flown with children oregon on vacation with them, your vacation is very different. >> let's go over to lynette charles in with a check of the forecast. >> good morning. so glad to have you back, megan. let's talk about the weather. as we look at maryland's most powerful radar, close to home, things look pretty good. we are nice and dry. as
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Jul 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. now and elizabeth vargas takes us back to that night in june, 2009. >> reporter: it is three and ap half hours into the flight, almost 11:00 p.m. and the airplane is still cruising at 37,000 feet when captain mark, a veteran pilot makes a fateful decision. >> it was air bus 8330 is heading into a thunderstorm off the coast of brazil, he gets up tow take a scheduled rest break. >> where on an a 330 does the captain go? >> only a few feet away. you can get back in ten seconds. >> reporter: is it only a few minutes later that a piece of equipment that reads the air speed suddenly fails. this means the automatic pilot system shuts off. it is now 11:10 p.m. now control of the aircraft and the lives of the 228 people on board is in the hands of the least experienced of the three-man crew, cedrik. bill of the flight safety and two test pilots joined us in a simulator to recreate what happened in the final crucial moments. >> the auto pilot disconnects. >> let's see how that looks. there's a warning. the aircraft is now in my control. i have to fly it manually. >> reporter: all of a sudden
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Jul 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
to us start using facebook e-mail. and the forces of zuckerberg will stop at nothing to make sure we do. ♪ ♪ what's happening? put your hands up. ♪ >> freeze! police. don't you move! why aren't you using your facebook e-mail? >> i didn't know i had one. >> put your hands up [ bleep ] hands up here. check that facebook e-mail! check your facebook e-mail and like it! >> okay. >> what's all this noise in here? >> why didn't you put somebody in the time line yet? >> i don't know, it looks weird. >> revolutionize. you'll get used to it. check it now! >> okay. okay. i've done it. i've checked it. >> okay. great. we're asking about your experience at facebook so far. let us know how we can do better. >> ahh! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was very fast. there's another controversy brewing over regular -- remember those old time books with the paper and pages in them? there's a book right now, in louisiana private christian schools in the state employ something called the accelerated christian education program. that is a.c.e. for short. one of a.c.e.'s new biology textbooks
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Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
the sun is -- the inner harbor. the sun is out already. a great day. thank you for joining us this morning. >> lauren cook is bus. lain et and megan -- with us. lynette and megan -- i didn't realize you guys the first time you've been back since tuesday. you came back and you were gone. >> we had a special handshake in the newsroom. hugged out and i heard about the fabulous vacation. >> with that one of the facebook viewers, mine, darrell robert jr. missed my singing. the reunited song? >> go for et. >> this is a special request for you darrell. ♪ reunited and it feels so good ♪ u like it? >> fearless. >> are you kidding me? a whole hour before "good morning america." >> making fun -- ♪ reunited and it feels so good ♪ >> you can sends the request in to facebook. >> let's talk about temperatures right now. because in darlington the temperature coming in right around 63-degrees, elkton at 65. starting out on the pleasant note because the humidity is on the low side this morning. so we look at maryland's most powerful radar and we are dry. we have all five sweeps on. we could
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Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
most of us this time. >> there's not a demographic for heroin. >> we are exposing the new face of heroin addiction. >> we begin tonight from a look from ken island. you can look at the bay bridge in the background. traffic was not moving there tonight because of the wind advise ray, but it looks like the storms gave off to a cooler evening. >> what's going on overnight. >> record breaking heat is fueling the storms. i think we're going to be hotter than average tomorrow, but no where near the heat we had to face today. what an intense line it was when you saw this come out of the areas, especially across the chesapeake. how would you like to land in this, two different lightning strikes right over the airport. what helped fuel the storms? right here, 107 downtown. you kidding me? we hit a new record at bwi. the good news is we look relatively storm free overnight over than a stray shower or two, and by the way, when storms come through like they did today, you can download our storm shield app and find out where the warnings are. >> so what did the storm do this time? summer has b
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Jul 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
used to be. a secret transformation, american athletes hypersculpting their body. >>> true grit. ♪ ♪ i can see clearly now, the rain is gone ♪ >>> a father dances with his daughter, but it's unlike any other day. >>> good evening. as we come to air, 12 states are bracing for yet another night of powerful storms, lightning hail, and high winds. this after last night's destruction. these snapshots you see, tell the tale, an almost impossibly large storm cloud, consumes the horizon. america virtually under siege by mother nature. abc's meteorologist ginger zee tracking it for us. what's next? >> i just got back from an area that was hardest hit,mira, new york. they had a tornado, one of three, more than 400 severe weather reports in all. >> reporter: spectacular storms -- almost 400,000 lightning strikes from missouri to connecticut. >> i heard a crack and i'm, like, it was a telephone pole, and wires were still live. >> reporter: with the lightning, came heavy rain. winds up to 75 miles per hour. >> the sky was pitch black, watching the trees fall. it was chaos. >> reporter: and three
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Jul 17, 2012 4:30pm EDT
kate car, or giving customers change after this guy just took a dump. cc reports, he used something that looked like a sock. >>> 27 people have been killed in japan from flooding and landslides, and this guy has video from what happened near where he lives. my friend said get out of there. he said there was only a little bit left until the top of the levy. >> so it was near his house, and it was overflowing and this was rising and rising. look at this river is absolutely swollen. >> she say that's in his neighborhood, at least one home was destroyed because of the flooding. >> i feel like japan should get a pass for like ten years. they've seen enough destruction. >> that's sometimes the worst part. you're happy the water is going down, but then you see what's left. >> we didn't lose anything, but somebody did lose their house. is there always that mix of emotion, you're happy for yourself, and guilty that you feel happy for yourself. >> i can see what he's saying there. you don't know how to feel. >> an interesting company tear. you're so thankful that you're alive and your house i
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Jul 19, 2012 6:30am EDT
lombard street. use mass transit if you can, if not hopkins place fayette street are the best alternate routes. out on the beltway a crash actually cleared on the west side on the inner loop at reisterstown road. here's a live look at overly. starting to pick up on the outer loop up to loch raven boulevard. but inner loop nice and clear down to 95. white marsh at route 43. only a four minute tripe down towards 695 and no delays and that will remain the same heading all the way into the city. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> that downtown water main break is a mess if you work in that area or? you plan on taking the kids to the harbor. >> all right now businesses is costing them a lot of money. nearly three days now they have been without water on the west side of light street and many doors have been closed and locked up and that's costing them money. >> let's hope so. abc2 news' sherrie johnson is down there with reaction from people not only who live there but who work there. >> reporter: some are frustrated but holding up pretty well. this 7/11 right here they just received their
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Jul 31, 2012 4:55am EDT
was -- perfect way to ask his girlfriend to marry him but she mess it up. why so many of us will not give up our time in front of the tv even after hours inside a car. time for a check of the forecast with lynette. >> all right. maryland's most powerful radar is dry. but we have a chance for some showers to move in here. i will tell you when that happens. that's coming so stay around. wççÑçÑ >>> there are multiple devies to keep your child from being locked -- devices to keep your child from being locked in a hot car but they are not very reliable when used on their own. experts suggest that you always check the front and back of the car before looking and walking away and teach your kids that the car is not a play area. >>> opening arguments again in the bid bitter ongoing batter between appel and sam sunning -- apple and samsung. in response samsung claims apple is trying to stifle competition and limit consumer choice. apple is seek 2.5 billion dollars in damage. >>> maryland may avoid a cleanup bill after the storms last month that knocked out power. >> good morning maryland
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Jul 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
here at home, it would keep $1 billion from heading overseas as one of you wrote us. what were they thinking? abc's sharyn alfonsi, one of the leaders of our made in america team spent the day gets answers. she's here right now. >> you can probably imagine, this is out rage on toll hill, politics on both sides of the aisle wondering how this could have happened. some even calling for these team uniforms for maed usa to be burned. >> the men and women of team usa, march into london's opening ceremonies with the world watching, team usa will be wearing clothing on the entire made in china. >> you look dashing. >> thank you very much. >> we outfitted our producer carlos and intern katherine in the official opening ceremonies uniform and soon learned that that all american look by ralph lauren is not that american. >> made in china. >> it says china. >> chie? >> all the way down to the her shoes. >> made in china. >> ever item made overseas. our reports set off a bipartisan backlash and rare agreement on capitol hill. >> they should be wearing uniforms that are made in america. >> you w
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Jul 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
wheelchair. like so many of us he's been without power since friday night. you >> you have to have the out let to plug in. i can't get around to do anything that has to be done. >> reporter: neighbor kathy has bronchitis and asthma. >> i'm on inhalers i've had to use these more because we only have -- don't have a generator working. >> reporter: she slept in the lobby last night but seeing her friends get carried out is emotional. >> people have gone out in ambulances. >> reporter: we saw crews out working but the governor said this weekend it could take well into the week to bring everyone back online. if you slept through it friday night, you had a rude awakening, the rain wind thunder lightning were violent. the storms left us with 6000 outages, about half of their customers. >> we've been through hurricanes and we haven't seen this. >> reporter: and we're back live now, but it's so dark down below that i have to tell you what you're looking at. there's a large tree that has been blocking the road since friday night when those violent storms whipped through here. we have checked in
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Jul 17, 2012 11:35pm EDT
everything you dream of doing and never be tired or lose your edge? it's the drug secretly being used off-label by pro athletes, pilots and suburban moms. but what's the catch? >>> j. lo and enrique. they've got a red hot tour. week taking you backstage to talk love, marriage, and why j. lo's ready to marry again to the boyfriend who's almost 20 years her junior. >>> and the peer pressure of the president. and the unlikely stars smooch. the agony and ecstasy of being caught by the scoreboard kiss cam. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. well, some call it viagra for the brain. the ultimate pill for a 24/7 society. and it almost sounds too good to be true. a prescription medication that keeps you focused and awake for days at a time without the jitters of caffeine. with no crash. no serious side effects, at least none they've discovered yet. it is called provigil. and although it was created to treat sleep disorders, off-label use has skyrocketed. and abc's dan harris shows us why. >> we can only access 20% of our brain. >> it lets you access all of it. >> reporter: the idea is so tantali
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Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
wednesday morning. thanks for joining us. it's july 18th and if you look at the bottom of the screen you might do a triple take in the 80s this morning. let's get started with weather and people are wondering what can i do with the kid it's so hot. >> air conditioner good idea. the pool and kiddy pool is going to be be a hot day. you know when it hits 80 at 6 in the morning it will be a hot day. and that's going to be the case. look at temperatures across the area. we are starting out into the 80s and city points right now downtown where charley is 85 right now. let's look at heat indexes and again we will be talking about them running between 100 to 105 and for that reason an excessive heat advisory has been posted. let's look at the planner. this is how the day is shaping up. by the way we have a cold front well towards the north. that bust the heat by tomorrow afternoon. we will chop temperatures down from 10 degrees than what we will go to today. gusty showers and storms in the mix. 83 around 8. lunchtime is up to 93 degrees. it's a pair of 9s to close to 100 and a lot of those bank
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Jul 11, 2012 11:35pm EDT
we were invited into special hospital ward in tennessee. abc's juju chang brings us this tale of hope and heartbreak, as part of our division-wide commitment to telling the stories of the invisible among us. a hidden america. >> reporter: it's noon in the neo natal intensive care unit at east tennessee hospital. and baby grayson is shaking again. >> he's tremoring. >> reporter: grayson was born with a serious drug dependency, because his pregnant mother was addicted to painkillers. now he gets morphine to cut the pain of withdrawal. grayson was brought here from a nearby hospital this special unit for detoxing newborns. right now, there are 23 tiny patients here, going through withdrawal. mostly from prescription pills like oxycontin. it's like their inconsolable. >> people think i exaggerate when i say they have a fearful look in their eyes -- well, they do. >> reporter: carla saunders is the head nurse of this special unit. >> they'll have really bad tremors, really bad jitters. very bad irritability. vomiting, stomach cramping. >> reporter: "nightline" was given rare access fo
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Jul 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
broadcast to the states. and the friends at the "wall street journal" use popsicle sticks, reenactments. if anyone has acrobatic cat, they should dress up in tiny unitards, they will do the same down the road. >> you are going to be back in a minute to report on the debate of the young swimmer from china. can a 16-year-old girl really swim faster than the olympic men? look at her big hands, her feet? that is coming up. and here is the total medal count tonight. china and the usa v u.s. tied, 23 medals each. and japan is third. >>> back in this country a close call in the sky today. a bird collided with a pack the united airlines jet flying into denver and the bird punctured a hole in the front with a gaping hole in the nose. fortunately, the flight landed safely. but as clayton sandell reports, bird strikes are a growing threat. >> reporter: it could have been cat frofic. a feathery midair collision. this united 737, with 151 passengers, on approach to denver international airport today when it collided with what appears to be a large bird. the impact tore a giant diamond-shaped hole in
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Jul 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
here this afternoon. some00 expected here within the next several hours. that will bring us to the level that we saw in the aftermath of hurricane irene just to give you a sense of what they're dealing with. the governor said power restoration is moving forward, but think of this, sunday morning 50 substations around the state of maryland were out. the substations can power hundreds of customers at one team. now they're back on. now the work is going street by street, block by blorks focusing on those downed power lines. >> this becomes more tedious as time goes on because we're talking about restoring one or two or three or four houses. it become has block to block effort. up until this point it's been more of an entire neighborhood being restored. >> they're still talking about the and of the week before everybody's power is back on. i want to give you a phone number. if you have a neighbor or friend whose power is out, you can imagine those insurance companies are swamped with calls. you can call the maryland insurance administration at 1-800-492-6116. if you can't get through t
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Jul 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
the human body. >> who knew? >> who knew? >>> good news for the folks visiting us on vacation. if you're hitting the road for the fourth of july break, the gas prices continue to plummet. >> good news for a lot of folk. >>> exclusive video of the family of the american graduate student that was attack by chimps. they're arriving at a hospital in south africa. their son is in stable condition. we'll have the latest with andrew. >> what a story. >>> we begin with the heat wave. 16 states under warnings of advisories this morning. adding to the scorcher, millions out power. sam is out, kicks off the coverage this morning. outside times square. >> hey, good morning, robin. 3,165 record-high temperatures in the month of june, this, as we just start july. the fiery red dots in the middle of the record-high temperatures. the yellow represent the 3,000. the red dots are the warmest temperatures ever. nashville, never happened before, 109. atlanta, 106. raleigh, 105. we were on pace with the temperatures in saudi arabia and all over the deserts. with all that heat came an awful lot of stor
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Jul 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
weird. >> all right. thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning. let's check out what's going on, on maryland middle east powerful radar. we are dry around town. but, the further off we slide off towards the south and west, we have wet weather trying to push in from that area. your travels taking you back towards west virginia and virginia around harrisonburg we will see wet weather acrews the air -- -- across the area. some of this could die out before it reaches us. temperatures this morning, coming in at 69 in northville. 66 in west friendship. i will talk more about the warming trend coming up but right now let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. construction does continue on 895. just south of the harbor tunnel toll plaza. northbound lanes are clocking in at 54 miles per hour. checking in and looking at 95, up in white marsh, everything is nice and clear. not too many cars out there yet. there will be a nice easy ri
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Jul 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
two nights at bay view. abc2's joce sterman has the story. amazing. tell us. >> reporter: it is amazing stuff. we've been talking about the storm damage. you've got to stay away from those power lines pause of the danger. dylan and his friends didn't note power lines existed. saturday night they're cooped up in the house without air-conditioning. they come back to the car. dylan sees it, make as break for it, goes straight into the power lines. the injuries are tough to look at. >> this is completely the part that's killing me. >> reporter: considering what he's been through, 19-year-old dylan louie is a has few complaints. >> many a lucky i'm alive. >> reporter: the 19-year-old mcdaniela cross play are could have been killed. >> once i gained consciousness, i thought holy crap. what did i just hit. >> reporter: it was a fully active power pole and the wires which he said were strung waist high across the field. he hit them dead on. >> i got hit backward. my hat flew off my head. they said i within the unconscious for 10 to 20 seconds. >> reporter: friends got a picture of the w
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Jul 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
candidates face. our abc's tahman bradley joins us from washington with the latest. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny. good morning, rob. it looks like it will be one for the ages. we are four months from the election. and the new poll shows a dead heat. as the race ramps up in a couple races. the contest is dead-even. president obama and mitt romney are tied among registered voters nationally. but the poll shows troubling news for the president. 63% believe the country is heading in the wrong direction. after another slow month for job growth, president obama is renewing his look on taxes, vowing to extend tax cuts for the middle-class. and raising taxes for those that make more than $250,000 a year. >> folks like me, we don't need a tax cut. that will help pay down our deficit. >> reporter: the president is personally calling on his opponent to release his tax returns. saying it's important for him to be an open book. romney says he has nothing to hide. >> all the taxes are paid, as appropriate. all of them have been reported to the government. there's nothing hidd
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Jul 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
take a look outside, the skies are clear, although storms could be with us this week and the good news, remember those triple digit temps, those could be behind us. let's get the forecast from wyatt everhart he's in the storm center with a look. >> it's so nice to feel this break from that intense heat that we were dealing with for weeks on end. now a break in the action, the heat has shifted south and so has the storm pattern, the only pattern is the extended scan toward the virginia and north carolina border. this is south of richmond but all clear back the baltimore way, and that cool air funneling in from the north and east, 84 at bwi after going to nearly 104 in spots in the state just two days ago. that is a huge improvement. 80s with partly cloudy on the mild side, we'll talk about the rest of the week coming up. >>> toadies the day that two -- today's the day that two city n% fire departments were disbanned, another truck scheduled to be disbanned in october, we'll tell you more about that but the city fire department says they have the city covered but the fire union does
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Jul 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
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Jul 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
you're using the jfx to get into the city, just 11 minutes from the beltway all the way downtown. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> a third world country, that's how some business owners describe what it would be like on the streets directly affected by the water main break. >> relief could be on the way and we find abc2 news' sherrie johnson downtown once again this morning. day three but like you said there could be some changes coming. >> reporter: charlie, you know we have all this information for you this morning. we have just learned that some of the businesses have actually reopened and they have water and they've reopened but you know what? take a look at what is causing all this headache here. this huge hole here as you can see they have a light blasting on it crews have been working on this. they're taking a break right now and they'll start a little later this morning but this hole is huge. and it's going to take them about three weeks to finish up these repairs. this 7/11 right here, this is just one of the businesses that actua
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Jul 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
monday, july 2nd. i'm charley crowson. if you have power, thank you for joining us. megan pringle is out this morning with the lingering storm damage from the weekend and a round of storms that rolled through overnight for many of us. mike is in for lynette. >>> we started out with nothing on radar. all the sudden big storms moving across. a couple of rain showers, everything towards the east, 695, middle river. the good news is, everything is exiting stage right that's going to allow for clearing during the course of the afternoon. we are sitting at 74 town. northerly wind at 8. it's a drying wind today. it's going to feel less in the way of humid. 74 in town, 80 dc. we will take the 2-degree temperature to 93. the risk of spot shower or storm after 4:00, that would segway in to the 8:00 hour. we will talk about the weather in a little bit. 695, we are keeping an eye on. wet roadways, exercise caution, keep your speeds down this morning. here is 695, traffic running smoothly. earlier we had an accident around route 40. looking pretty good i-95 to 83, 11 minutes. 795 to 95, 11 minute
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Jul 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tonight romney is looking to move past it. senior advice irtelling us that romney will not criticize the president while here on foreign soil, but that comes after romney snapped down with an israeli newspaper in london. reporting if he's president there's no public denouncing of israel by the u.s. in the u.n. i believe that is real way to achieve peace. by working with israel, not creating distance. >> the biggest thing he needs to do is finish this trip really strong, really well and demonstrate he can be seen as a leader on the global stage. not make a mistake. >> again that meeting here in israel tomorrow, political observers say mitt romney needs to get through the rest of his trip with israel and poland without any missteps so he can get back to the u.s. and focus on the economy. sharyn i'll be sitting down with the governor tomorrow. we'll have the interview right here tomorrow night. >> all right. thank you, david in israel. we look forward to that interview right here on "world news" sunday night. >>> also tomorrow on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. jonathan karl has
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Jul 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
losses since the great depression, that's what george w. bush and his failed policies left to us. we have put under president obama's leadership, 28 months of private sector jobs growth. would we like to be happening faster? you bet we would. the republican congress has done everything to stall this recovery. you know what, perhaps they might succeed. no one can argue the fact that last year, we created more jobs than were created in all of the eight years of george w. bush, that happened in 2010 as well. we need to keep moving foward. it would be great if the people of our country make change and put in some people who will create jobs. >> governor jindal, what about that point, this is guard motion, it this is job creation and more, overall, than the bush administration create snd. >> well, terry, let's look at the facts of the full four years, where president obama has been president, we have lost more than 500,000 jobs. you look at median family income has decreased. median family worth, two-decade low. by any measure his policies have been a failure. the president at his beginni
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Jul 19, 2012 2:35am EDT
george w. bush used a rare interview to talk in depth about his post-presidential life. mr. bush told a think tank in dallas he would much rather focus on policy as opposed to politics. he called his eight years in the white house awesome and says he has no desire for fame or power anymore. >> i crawled out of the swamp, and i'm not crawling back in. and, you know, i'm interested in politics. i'm a serpt of mitt rsupporter romney. i hope he does well, but he doon well without me. >> the former president also said he wished his namesake tax cuts were no longer called the bush tax cuts. if they were anyone else's tax cuts there wouldn't be a debate about whether to let them expire. >>> as for the presidential race, mitt romney's campaign could be making an announcement any time now about the candidate's running mate. it's antrategic political decision. abc's jonathan karl reports on romney's new short list. >> reporter: who is he going to pick? that was the question to mitt romney again today. this time from a voter who wants a tea partier as vice president. >> i can assure you that even
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Jul 14, 2012 12:00am EDT
week. "jimmy kimmel live" is up next. >> dicky: tonight on show show, gary odeman. >> i see us all coming together. you feel me? >> rob riggle. >> there's a 5,000 pound bull. >> if you love 50 shades of gray, you know what else you >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with a word about the bud light port paradise music fest. four days, three nights, and a two-day music festival on two islands in the bahamas. one legendary party. sounds pretty good, doesn't it, guillermo? >> si, jimmy. it sounds awesome! but as a responsible parent, i don't know if i should go. ♪ >> vamanos, amigo! you work very very hard. you deserve a vacation! >> i know, i do you handsome devil. >> guillermo! you have to keep jimmy kimmel safe. you can't go running off to take a cruise. >> guillermo: yes, lady. you are probably right. [ laughter ] >> don't listen to the stupid angel. you need to get out on the high seas with beautiful women. >> guillermo: and the two-day music festival! >> and don't forget the bud light. >> bud light? >> yes, bud light. >> can you guys take me with you? >> guillermo: no, angel. you a
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Jul 17, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Jul 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
, thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. hot temperatures out there and lightning overnight. another band of severe weather moving across parts of virginia. and pennsylvania and scattered throughout maryland. behind it could cooler temperatures be in the future? let's check in with meteor will gist mike masco in for lynette what is in store. >> we are hoping cooler temperatures come in. it's going to be lower humidity today. but still some storms popping across the area. look at the houston shoreline getting rocked with storms. ocean city towards dover much of the attered showers and stea showers especially a-- and lightning coming down and that's going to cross along 70s. there could be a localized flash flooding. we have local area roadways in central franklin county or frederick county that have flooded out some. 77 in town a very mild 79 around d.k. and -- d.c. and we are starting out 77 on the way for 87 degrees. there could be an isolated shower or thunderstorm but the theme to the forecast is warm but less humid. notice we are not talking hundred d
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Jul 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
packed a punch. tell us how challenging it was. >> this storm was to customers it may have seem a short term coming in late friday night and gone by the morning. but it was violent. we have seen very widespread and severe damage similar to a hurricane. if we look at the numbers, when hurricane irene hit our area, we had 750,000 customers affected. with this storm, we have more than 680,000 customers affected. we do have up to 2/3 of the customers back in service at this point. we restored more than 500,000 but we have a big job ahead of us. >> reporter: and talk to us about people getting frustrated. i am sure you've gotten foal calls from people losing patience and any words for them. >> we are grateful to our customers for their patience. we know that it's a very trying time for them. i am sure they are frustrated to be without power for sometime, but also to be without power in extreme heat. and i encourage them to stay hydrated and keep blind andcurtains close to help the homes feel 10 degrees cooler. but we are working around the clock and as quickly and safely as possible to
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Jul 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that these high temperatures can strain the system. david. >>> david kerley leading us off. that backed fountain behind him. could be that way tomorrow. we have to hold out? >> yes. look at the numbers for the heat index foreman. 105 cincinnati. 102 in atlanta. 108 in memphis. there will be relief. it will feel like the low 80s and will be. washington, d.c. monday, 87. that will feel like it's 60. >> as that relief comes in, you say could bring severe weather when it clashes. we're already getting reports from pennsylvania tonight. >> tonight severe weather already happening. last night i said severe weather. but i didn't emphasize, this is damaging winds, the same that created power outages last weekend. i want you to look at that area that has to be on alert. tonight and tomorrow. washington, d.c. is in there. cincinnati, pittsburgh, all of that mid-atlantic region up tonight. >> and relief to follow. thanks. >>> we turn to the followout of the jobs number. we're getting a clearer picture who got the new jobs and pore of a changing work week. the number of hours increasing. bia
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Jul 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-vegetarian diet including corn, soybeans, and marigolds. we actually ask the usda to come check us. we have never fed steroids or hormones and never will. no blood meal, no meat and bone meal. yuck. no animal by-products. it means when you put my chicken on the table, you know where it came from. >>> now abc 2 news at 11. >>> it worked just like the law was rent in in this case plan b didn't need to happen as cpr saved a little boy. >>> patients are being contacted at johns hopkins and possibly the va for possibly contracting hepatitis. >>> tips on how to protect yourself and coniine freed is a protecter, he was on duty on the clouds on the deck of heaven. >> but the little boy who drowned six years ago was a safety net for another little boy who nearly drowned on saturday. cheryl conner with how a new law is in place. >> the law went into place less ethan a month ago providing another layer of protection around pools. >> watchful eyes at the waugh chapel swim club saved a life. a relaxing day at the pool turned into one amy davis won't forget. an 8-year-old boy was pulled from the
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Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
morning's board of estimates meeting. >> the security cameras will be used in the application. when the database is complete it will allow police and control rooms to immediately identify a particular area where a crime is. >> reporter: thanks to a donation by the abel foundation the city will now develop a way for businesses and residents to opt in to the existing city watch grid. basically giving police access to the security cameras when a crime happens near them. it's optional but could exponentially increase the reach of catching crime on tape or preventing it. >> when you give us access to the cameras inside of the locations it just further stretches our arms. it gives us more ability to solve crimes. >> reporter: the police department is on board as this new application would give them countless more eyes after a crime happens. a striking for instance is the shooting at a chinese carry out on greenmount avenue last year. this video led to an arrest in the november 2011 shooting. a result police believe they would see more of and more quickly if they already had access to priv
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Jul 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
>>> whether you are going to work or staying at home, think ace twi bout how you use your water. why people living in the city and counties are asked to conserve. >>> fight to repeal health care again. what is expected when members of the house take the floor of another vote. >>> a family in mourning funeral arrangements made for three boys who drowned along the eastern shore. those stories and more coming up on this tuesday, july 10th. i'm charley crowson. megan pringle is off today. we welcome back meteorologist lynette charles, she has been gone for a little while. >> i missed all of you. we are talking about bit of wet weather on maryland's most powerful radar. bel air, light showers around jaretsville, kingsville, perry hall and oberly. to the south, more showers, little bit heavier around baltimore, dundalk. we will see the showers persisting as we head through the morning hours. if you want the thunderstorms you will have to head to is south. we are dealing with the stationary front bling thunderstorms firing up around richmond, heading towards the east. throughout the da
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Jul 2, 2012 6:30am EDT
the movie, have dipper and come home. it's just the electricity for us, the house is fine and car is fine. we feel sorry for a lot of people. >> reporter: what makes you say that? have you seen anybody who has it worse? >> yes. particularly after church yesterday, we drove through one of neighborhoods and there are a couple of trees right on the house. >> we have l1no little ones. we just, we don't have anything to complain about. we are optimistic that the power will come on shortly. >> reporter: i love you good attitude and i know you are on your way to get your coffee. what movie did you see? >> we saw the intouchables, it's really a great movie. it's a film. >> reporter: they have a great attitude. a good movie review. charlie, i guess you have to do what you got to do when you are in a situation like this, you make the best of it. >> sound like what a lot of people are doing, making the best of a bad situation. for one family, this morning, arundel, they are mourning the loss of their son. a result of the fees weekend storms. linda so is here to explain what happened that too
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Jul 9, 2012 4:30pm EDT
," then assaulting these officers that are protecting us. >> this is all during a fourth of july sort of party that was going on at the beach. something like 4,000 people were on hand at the beach. only like 15 or so officers there to keep people in check. eventually with the help of some other deputies they did arrest a group of guys, men, ages ranging from 19 to 25, charges ranging from inciting a riot to disorderly conduct. in all, five officersere >> there wrgin this who mess. one of them got tasered, the other guy got taken down by three cops. >> fists were flying, people were hitting the ground. a lot of people were highly intoxicated. >> we're seeing video of just one event but it sounds like the entire day was just a complete disaster at the beach. you're supposed to be having fun. >> usa! usa! >>> the birds in massachusetts are just voracious. >> this family set up a camera and what they discovered, it wasn't birds emptying their bird feeder. it was a bear taller than six feet. tearing this bird feeder down. >> didn't it break them? >> last november they noticed one of t
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Jul 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> now abc 2news. >> another steamy night but will saturday storms bring us a possible cooldown in the weekend forecast coming up. >> and new details on a local man police say was ready to commit a mass shotting like the one in colorado last week. >> all these -- i got them all for free. >> so many free things with coupon but a popular program is dividing dedicated clippers. the news starts right now. >> we start in townsend. a great night for families out in the circle live music from the band uncle jack and just plenty of dancing, people having a good time. will the weather hold out for the weekend? that's the key. wyatt here and hopefully we will get a break from the heat. it was steamy today. >> you can cut it with a knife. they are getting the parry in townsend. we saw that. hey, good times there, good times at hartford county for the farm, the yearly farm fair there as well. bottom line is it continues to be extremely human. steamy condition, numbers just below 90 now in baltimore. it is a hot, humid friday night overnight. we will see temperatures in to the mid70's only.
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Jul 24, 2012 2:35am EDT
showing any of that. >> reporter: she showed us the stitch as long the side of her head where doctors pulled out 200 splinters and the more severe wound in front where her skull was actually pushed back inside her head. a bone from her hip was used to patch it up. amazingly the shredded chunk of pole didn't make it through to her brain. >> i feel great. >> reporter: bronze believes she has been given a second chance at life. >> i still have this opportunity to live my life. i do plan to live it every single day. >> reporter: neal karlinsky, abc news, washington. >> oh. the moment of impact in that crash. can you imagine that? >> the poles were teepee poles, they were going to build a classic, native american pe. teepee. we know a place where tossing and turning have given way to sleeping. where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta can help you get there, like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it th
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Jul 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
locomotives and 11 cars derailed. the train is carrying chemicals used in agriculture, including alcohol, which could be fueling some of the fire, and sirene. no word on what may be linking. two injuries. but there's no details on that yet. as you can see, quite a big fire there. it's beginning to come under control at this point. >> we see, such dramatic video, jim. it is a college town. do you know how populated the area is being evacuated right now? >> an industrial area predominantly. but 100 people have been evacuated and sent to the local fairground. it's southeast of the ohio state campus. it's not immediately adjacent to the campus itself. there's no need to evacuate the campus. it's mostly a small, industrial neighborhood that so far has been cordoned off. >> all right, jim. as we said, two injured at this point. we'll keep everybody up to date. jim avila. >>> let's turn to josh elliott and other top stories developing this morning. >> good morning to all of you. we're going to begin with a terrifying ordeal for passengers onboard a flight to miami. they say they feared
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Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
not use drugs. the range owner called him several times to invite him to come in for an interview. he said the message on his machine was bizarre, freakish. the police chief revealing to us that the suspect's parents are remaining silent. >> they're not talking to us right now. maybe that will change. >> reporter: how tough will it be for this community so see the suspect in court? >> he's harmed so many people. not only the victims but they're extended families. i think it will be very hard. >> reporter: the police chef telling me they're getting significant help from the fbi behavioral analysts, trying to look into his past. the suspect faces multiple counts of attempted murder and first degree murder. those counts will not be applied today. >>> thousands gathered at the vigil last night. the crowd sang "amazing grace." this morning, we're learning more about the 12 people who lost their lives. dan harris is outside the university of colorado ped call center with much more. good morning, dan. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. this is 1 of 4 hospitals where the victims are bei
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Jul 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
under investigation right now. >> reporter: before the boat went under, the coast guard is telling us a storm rolled through the area. the boat flew out of the water and capsized. it's 60 to 70 feet under water, about 3 miles off of shore. authorities say they will know more when they pull the boat out of the water. >>> more extreme weather across the country. the heat wave that seems without end. it has some 80 million people sweltering in near record-breaking temperatures. in chicago alone, that number will climb aboveay. could stay there for the next few days. our extreme weather team covering all the angles, led by our sam champion. sam, this is the worst time for a broken record. >> that's right. last month, the month of june, 3,000 records broken. in the last week since we've been in july, more than 1,000 new high temperatures broken. about 50 cities had their formest fourth of july ever. here's a sampling of them. chicago, detroit, minneapolis, raleigh. there's about 24 states with heat warnings. here's the high temperatures expected. chicago, you're going to 102 degrees today.
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